Friday, October 2, 2015

Useful Information In and Out of the Classroom 10/2/15

Here are some interesting sites that I’ve found this week, thanks to my PLN. As a teacher, I feel we have to keep up to date concerning research in our field and current issues in the education system. I hope some of these inspire you, inform you, and even have you asking questions. Thank you for coming by and visiting!

Note: Each resource is labeled with a level and subject area to make it easier to use.

Levels:  E: Elementary; M: Middle; H: High; G: General, all levels; SN: Special Needs; T: Teachers

Subject Areas: LA: Language Arts, English, Reading, Writing; M: Math; S: Science; Health; SS: Social Studies, Current Events; FA: Fine Arts; Music, Art, Drama; FL: Foreign Language; PE: Physical Ed; C: Career; A: All

Let’s Get Kids Writingover 200 writing activities for students. (L:E; SA:LA)

World’s Worst Petfree iPad app; “Help your students build a rich vocabulary of essential words! World’s Worst Pet exposes students to over 1000 Tier Two words at 6 different levels through four engaging games. Aligned to the Common Core, this app provides student-friendly definitions, a playful narrative, a fun reward system and thought-provoking writing prompts!  (L:E; SA:LA)

Prep Factory – improve SAT vocabulary (L:H; SA:LA)

SeeSaw – “Seesaw empowers students to independently document what they are learning at school. With support for QR code sign in for younger learners and email/Google account sign in for older students, Seesaw works in any K-12 classroom.” (L:G; SA:A)

Why Leaves Change Color – interesting video about autumn leaves. (L:M,H; SA:S)

Original photo by Pat Hensley

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